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. >> this is millions of dollars for the state of maryland fork prince george's county and baltimore city. >> reporter: baker wants governor o'malley to call a special session of the legislature in order to expand the number of gaming sites in maryland from five for six and put that new casino at the national harbor in prince george's. >> i feel like progress is being made. >> reporter: but the governor won't call a special session at least until he has agreement from house leaders like speaker michael bush who has said he doesn't think expanded gambling would pass right now. the governor is prying to ease political rivalry among competing counties by creating a new gambling commission which would decide on things like gaming tax rates. >> perhaps now, there is the opportunity for the house leadership to coalesce around their leader and, if so, we could get this done, i think, and in pretty short order. >> reporter: while we can't tell you if or what governor o'malley would call a special session on gambling, what we can tell you is that not everybody is on board with this idea especially the people w
including prince george's county, anne arundel and up into baltimore city and harford. i bet that's going to get dropped. overnight because of the batch coming out of west virginia another chance for scattered storms, warm and humid overnight, 79 degrees. tomorrow won't be as hot as today, but showers and storms are still expected in the afternoon and we'll keep an eye on that line. at 8:00 83, by noon 93 degrees, a storm possible west of d.c., another line probably moving through the region at 5:00. watch those friday evening plans. we are outlooked by the storm prediction have to have strong to possibly severe storms and notice how pennsylvania is out of it now. that's because the frontal boundary will slip right through our area during the day tomorrow. so here's your futurecast. at 8 a.m. maybe we still have a little bit of stuff coming through the northern and western suburbs. at 3:00 already seeing a line developing around hagerstown down to harrisonburg. that swings through by 5:00 and over to the eastern shore. what about saturday and the weekend? looks like we'll have to bubble u
to eight in the last week. three of the latest ones were in baltimore city. two of those were men over 65. >> it's been one week since the deadly storms ripped through our area, but thousands of people don't have point of viewer this morning. pepco has 7,000 customers in the dark and dominion virginia is reporting 900 offline and in prince georges county for bg&e, about 1100. residents are frustrated to see crews show up and leave because the trees are don or the power crews are not there. here's more on why that happened. >> there is an extreme amount of coordination involved and customers don't always understand what that process is and the process that the tree trimmers have to come in, line mechanics have to come in, one grope has to come in to de- energize. another group has to come in to trim the trees and another group has to come in to actually do the repair work. >> he said pepco will do a performance analysis after restoring power to all of the customers and they will make that analysis public so customers can see what they think went well and what didn't. >>> all right, well, a
with leaders from prim and montgomery counties and also baltimore city today. they will need to pass a bill by august 20th in order to get it on the november ballot. mber >>> our other big story, americans kidnapped in egypt. the egypt man says he will take more people if they do not release his tourist. the people were retracing jesus footsteps and headed to st. katherine's monastery. >> i think the egyptian government has to demonstrate it is able to maintain security inside egypt. if it fails, it will a severe economic blow to egypt, to its tourist industry. >> the pastor has diabetes and his family is worried because he does not have his medicine with him. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton met with egypt apt military leaders in cairo but did not make much progress in getting them to let the muslim brotherhood take power. protestors chanted monday canada, monica, a reference to former bill clinton's extramarital affair. this morning, secretary clinton is arriving in jeer use recommend lemignot -- in jerusalem for talks with officials there. >>> we'll be right back  >>> the
of maryland, millions of dollars for prince george's county and baltimore city. >> reporter: baker wants governor o'malley to call a special session of the legislature in order to expand the number of gaming sites in maryland from five to six and put that new casino at the national harbor in prince george's. >> i feel like progress is being made. >> but the governor won't call a special session at least until he has agreement from house leads are like speaker michael bush who has said he doesn't think expanded gambling would pass right now. the governor is trying to ease political rivalry among competing counties by creating a new gambling commission which would decide on things like gaming tax rates. >> perhaps now, there is the opportunity for the house leadership to coalesce around their leader and, if so, we could get this done, i think, in pretty short order. >> reporter: now, while we can't tell you if or when governor o'malley would call a special session on gambling, what we can tell you is not everybody is on board with this idea, especially the people who have invested millions
of us, it is like you just wait and wait. >> sorry tucker. >> 77 in washington. 69 in baltimore. 68 in winchester and hagerstown. we have a warm front lifting through and bringing us a few light showers at this hour. south and southwest of the city. down towards st. mary's city, we are get ago light shower. down towards fredericksburg a light shower as well. here is your forecast for today. plenty of sunshine. could be an isolated storm. 95 in washington. 92 in hagerstown, 96 in fredericksburg. again, humidity on the increase unfortunately. >> thank you. >>> time now to check in with julie wright to see what is happening on the roads. >> i'm sure it is pretty busy. >> it is. montgomery county says 140 lights without power. that is a big improvement. last night at 9:00, it was 240. crews are working overnight to restore the power. improvement there in montgomery county. still about 20 without power according to prince george's county police. >>> if you are traveling downtown, wisconsin avenue, we have been shooting this live scene. mpd has now blocked off the portion of wisconsin av
, the other in baltimore city and and i the health department is warning of symptoms of heatstroke, no longer sweating and despite being hot. >> i'm already beginning to see signs some humidity is creeping back in. let me briefly show you the highs today. it felt cooler than we felt in quite a while. reagan national hot, no doubt about it, 95 degrees. we weren't talking about heat index values running over that, though. that was okay. dulles 92, so a little cooler in our western suburbs, bwi marshall 94. humidity will run. it looks like it's going to be coming in tomorrow morning and through the day tomorrow when the humidity will be coming back and creeping up, not so bad tomorrow. july 4th looks like it will be fairly muggy, back to what we would expect for july in d.c. temperature has cooled a little, 84 degrees, better for dulles at 78, martinsburg 74, winchester 72, culpeper 75, fredericksburg 79. i just want to show you real quick this is the dew point, higher the number, higher the dew point temperature, the more muggy it is. culpeper is back up to 72, quantico 71. there are some signs
being blamed for the deaths of three marylanders, one in montgomery county, the other two in baltimore city. >> crews are now getting help from other states. melanie alnwick is live in bethesda with an update, and hopefully there's been an update to the scene where you are. no? >> reporter: i wish i could tell you there were, but no. residents say that is really what frustrates them the most, is the lack of information. we are hearing about the crews and we know the estimated restoration time, 11:00 p.m. friday. but they would like more information about did you hear us, are you coming at some point in time? this morning pepco's president explained part of the reason. >> we had a number of sub stations and the sub stations provides power to 11,000 customers or so. we had some of the supply lines that go into the sub stations to energize them, they were damaged. so we were working behind the scenes trying to restore service, because if those sub stations aren't operating, none of the feeders will be operating either. the first 24 hours we're focused on doing damage assessment, restoring
governor martin o'malley is meeting with leaders from prince george's and montgomery countys and baltimore city today to discuss holding a special session on expanding gambling in the state. there will be more meeting tomorrow. lawmaker need to pass i bill expanding gambling in the state by august 20th in order to get it on the november ballot. >>> howard county police or the hunt for the man accused of going on a shooting spree at an ellicott city spa over the weekend. 35-year-old tuan pham allegedly showed up at the spa where his girlfriend works and shot her and her friend. both victims are still in critical condition. police say they found his car in columbia but it was unoccupied. >>> police have not made any arrests in connection to an attempted robbery that turned into a deadly accident. an armed robber approached people in a car in fairmont height early sunday morning. the people outyou had soo the car were told to get down. car's driver got scared, hit the gas and accidentally drove over one of the people on the ground. he died at the scene. the gunman are still on the loose. loos
and baltimore city today. then with leaders from the state house and the senate tomorrow. lawmakers have been at odds over whether to allow a sixth casino in prince george's county. some believe it would siphon customers from other maryland casinos. >> as you say, at the beginning people are enamored by the newness of the casino. they may come from other states to come in. that does bring revenue in. but over time, it just doesn't grow with inflation even. >> a bill would have to be paced by august 20th to get on the ballot by this november. >>> the search for a missing man in prince george's county, police are asking for your help finding this man. oscar washington. he was last seen yesterday morning in his daughter's back yard in bowie. the 75-year-old suffers from high blood pressure and memory loss. if you have seen him or know where he is, you're asked to call prince george's county police. >>> howard county police on the hunt for the man accused of going on a shooting spree at a salon in our area. happened over the weekend at the nail and hair care spa on richards valley road in ellicot
for prince george's county and baltimore city. >> governor owe mamie says he won't call a special session -- o'malley says he won't call a special session until he has an agreement from house leaders they will consider expansion. he is set to meet with the house speaker and general assembly president tomorrow. >>> now a story of hope and determination, it's almost impossible for a laurel man with cerebral palsy to maneuver his motorized wheelchair around the house he shares with his mother. a local church is helping out by raising money for an addition. fox 5's karen gray houston has their story. >> reporter: cerebral palsy is a muscular condition which may slow brent ditman down, but he's not letting it stymie his development. >> i don't look at it as having a disability. i just look at it as making myself more of a regular person. >> reporter: but he's bumping into walls with his wheelchair, has difficulty navigating into the kitchen and bathroom. >> in order for me to access the bathroom, i have to get my chair just right. >> reporter: it's been tough on his mom trying to lift him
has 20,000 people out and in baltimore county and baltimore city, they still have 70,000 people there without power. so the pain unfortunately is being shared throughout the state. and again, we hope -- we did see some crews here. they tell us they've been working 24/7 and we it tell you we did see crews coming buy looking at the wires here. they are on duty july 4th even at 4:00 or 5:00 in the morning. >> good to know. thank you. >>> making other headlines, some metro passengers taking a big risk. they climbed out of a train and walked on to the tracks. this happened after atrain broke down outside the college park station yesterday. we're told one passenger hit the emergency button and then got out. then, a few others followed trying to walk to the station. the train was eventually pushed into the station and metro is looking into why it broke down in the first place. it is also reminding passengers to never walk on the tracks. >>> all right. they are getting set for an all star-studded capitol 4th. this is video of last night's dress rehearsal. >> it was cut short. u.s. capit
. three of the latest deaths were in baltimore city. two were men over 65 years old. [sirens] >> oh, my god! >> everybody watch out. get off the [bleep] street. >> exclusive video you'll only see on fox 5. a suspect shot by police officers jumps into a police cruiser and takes off. >> this happened in college park and the university of maryland was temporarily placed on lock down. it's since reopened. sherri ly is live with the latest. >> reporter: allison, this is one of those wild scenes you would normally see in the movies. shootout between a gunman and the police. shots fired in two different locations. the suspect stealing the police cruiser and it ended here at this mcdonald's with a crash. we've got exclusive video that was captured by a witness after the gunman and police got into the shootout. officers had their guns drawn. a witness said officers were beating the man with batons when he got into the police car and took off. happened before 11:00 last night across from the university of maryland campus. blocks away police nabbed the suspect. he smashed through a wall in a stole
so. things are getting better near where you live. 78 in washington. 71 in baltimore. north and west of the city, 60s overnight. 60s in winchester. 59 in hagerstown. let's take a look at our radar. did have a few showers pop up. don't see them any longer. we have a warm front working through. can't get much warmer than it's been, so it won't, but humidity will increase behind the front. overnight dew point temperatures on the rise here, and i think you'll notice the humidity back in the forecast today. otherwise, heat wave continues. could be a scattered storm today. better chance tomorrow afternoon. stay tuned for that. then more heat the end of the week, highs near 100 friday and saturday. >> say that under your breath. >> thanks, tucker. >> let's go to julie wright now. good morning. >> did i hear right, the pool is not working? you have to get the kind where you fill it up from the faucet. >> i'm about to do that. >> much easier. >> i don't know if he'll jump in the pool. >> you need to take a picture and show us. >> yeah, that would be cute. >> on the road now, outer loop of the
of dollars for the state of maryland. millions of dollars for prince george's county, baltimore city. >> governor o'malley says he won't call a special session until he has an agreement from house leaders. the assembly must take action by august 20th if it wants the issue to get on the november ballot. >>> still ahead, a major milestone today for the dulles rail project. >> and an approach to protect school children in fairfax county from predators. why some bus routes could be changing. >> team u.s.a. got off to a bad start last night. but ended strong. we're checking sports later. >> here's a live look outside. it is going to be a scorcher, folks. we'll get the latest weather from tucker, traffic from lauren in just a little bit. so stay with us for that. it's 7:11 right now. ould be our own is troubled mitt romney supports overturning roe versus wade. romney backed a law that outlaws all abortion -- even in cases of rape and incest. and that's not all. i'll cut off funding to planned parenthood. [ female announcer ] for women, planned parenthood means life-saving cancer screenings
in washington. 79 in baltimore. 79 in ocean city. yesterday morning the mountains were in the 60s. this morning, 70s in hagerstown, 73. 79 in winchester. heat advisory is back as of noon today through 8:00 tonight. we know this routine by now. will feel like 100 to 105. lots of water, bring in your pets. try to take it easy in the afternoon sun. get shade if you can, that kind of thing, as the heat will be dangerous later today. quiet now. did have thunderstorm activity last night. that has dissipated overnight. might be an isolated storm today. we have no mechanism, no cold front or anything to spur widespread thunderstorms. just a few isolated thunderstorms this afternoon. 101 in fredericksburg today. 100 in baltimore. we look forward to the weekend and early next week when we'll get some relief. let's do and traffic and julie has the latest. >> good morning. on the roads now, lighter than usual traffic volume. i got a feeling a lot of folks extended that holiday for a very long eastbound. southbound 270 easy inbound through germantown. the last couple of days we've been enjoying the hov rest
with temperatures back into the 60s in many spots. 75 in baltimore. 74 ocean city and 72 fredericksburg. kind of partly to mostly sunny skies. and high temperatures where they should be, 89 in washington. 90 fredericksburg. changes in the forecast this weekend, details in a minute. tony and allison, back to both of you. >>> tucker, thank you. new this morning, in a few minutes, the internal report into the jerry sandusky sex abuse scandal is expected to be released. it's from a team led by a former fbi director. they interviewed hundreds of people to find out how penn state university responded to warning signs that the former defensive coordinator was a serial child molester. a letter has surfaced from joe paterno and writes the issue is not a football scandal, but academic scandal. >>> more evidence is expected to be released today in the shooting death of trayvon martin. it will include statements from witnesses, police reports and notes and george zimmerman's calls to police. zimmerman was released from jail after posting bail last friday. he shot martin in february. he maintains he did i
on by the city of baltimore and several of its residents who said they were targeted for bad loans. >>> a new way for fight crime right on your smart phone. >> we are talking about apps, of course. a man created an app because he was fed up with being a victim. we'll show you how it all works coming up next. >>> welcome back. these days, there is a smart phone app for everything. this morning, we are talk bathe new app meant to help keep you safe. it is called prime push and it allows you to report a crime to police by hitting a button. >> the creator is a d.c. resident who has been the victim of a crime three times in the last eight months. audrey barnes explains. >> it is the lieu light in your pocket, like a little guardian angel. >> reporter: the blue light he is referring to is the glow of your smart phone equipped with a brand-new app called crime push. it is free and can be downloaded through itunes and google play stores. >> you can add picture, video are or audio evidence so the police can see exactly what air viewing. >> reporter: since it works off gps, par the might like the check-in
and 76. 73, baltimore and 76 in ocean city and into hagerstown. into the cooldown and you will night temperature this afternoon. >> we'll take this rain and there some thunder, too. >>> and that hot is causing major problems. the road buckled from the heat. according to the maryland state highway, the lanes were reopened for the morning commute. >> time now to check in with julie wright. >> we find our lanes are opened traveling around the cap to beltway and that is working in your favorite at this point and there is no problems to the west and to centreville. no trouble spots to report and you continue on northbound i-95 and making your way from the occoquan and 395 and that is still in the clear to hyatts town and into clarksburg and that is a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >> and thank you. >>> the cleanup efforts -- forts are underway in fredericksburg, virginia. >> melanie alnwick is live with the latest. morning, melanie. >> reporter: and there is that chance to look here and this is that ford explorer here and that windshield is broken here and looks like something bounc
are currently in the upper 70s and low 1r0. 81 at reagan national. 77 in baltimore. 74 in ocean city. yesterday, ball was 104 degrees. -- we are currently in the upper 70s and low 80s. one or two sprinkles here in southern howard county maybe down towards laurel, just south of columbia. but most of the area dry. -- yesterday, baltimore was 104 degrees. we'll be watching for showers and storms later this afternoon under mostly cloudy skies. highs only in the low 90s. temperatures 10 degrees cooler than yesterday with scatrd showers and storms returning. coming up in a couple of minutes, great ask the weather guy question about dogs and can they watch tv. we've put something on facebook. can you answer that question. we've been telling you that we're changing the name of ask the weather guy soon so we've got 24 more hours with the polls open. we encan you remember you to vote because after tomorrow at 7:00 a.m., it will be too late to vote and we'll have a new name whether you like it or not. we hope to reveal the winner next week. we'll give a prize to the person who came up with the idea. >> it
in baltimore. 74 in ocean city. this has been a good summer to be down at the beaches. need any relief you can get. sentinel radar, we are quiet here in the immediate washington area. off to the north and west there, southwest pennsylvania, you're going to have some thunderstorm activity. that is the leading edge of that warmer air that will be moving in here shortly. so, yeah, there could be a few clouds or a little bit of thunderstorm activity if you are well off to the northerly this morning. then we are just generally going to be sunny and hot today but very hot. we have a heat advisory which goes into effect at noon. it will feel like 105 later this afternoon when you mix in the humidity. there could be a few isolated storms later today and anything that gets going in 100-degree heat can be strong. >> thank you. >>> time to toss things over to julie wright and see how things are going on the road. already busy right, with the beer struck. >> with the beer struck. you got that right. folk even hitting mere up on twitter asking what they can do to help with the clean-up. as hot as it's goin
temperatures will remain cloudy. warm and humid and feels better than yesterday; 73, baltimore; 76 in ocean city and this is the forecast today. plenty of crowds around and some peeks of sunshine. >> and weren't those overnight lows? >> and time to hit the roads with julie. >> and what we're finding is traffic building and that is an 18-minute commute and that is some congestion forming here and to that eastbound six below 50 and 123 and with that southbound 270 and that is to some scales south of the interchange and that is padding 118. >>> we're following some breaking news this morning. the shooting happened last night and in to that mount vernon section, the police saw two men acting suspiciously. and the police returned fire and hitting one suspect who was pronounced dead at a hospital and there is no officers who were injured. >>> cleanup efforts are underway. >> and the storm hit fredericksburg, virginia, the hardest and that is where melanie alnwick is live with the latest. >> reporter: good morning, wisdom. as the sun comes up, on quieting -- we're getting a better picture of the d
. 72 in baltimore. 74 ocean city and a little cooler here to our west. our friends in winchester. 70 to start your day. lots of humidity. dew point temperatures are in the low to mid-70s. a humid monday for us. we had a sprinkle or two overnight. nothing at the moment. we will likely see showers and storms redevelop later this afternoon. i think much of your day here, the next couple of hours will be dry. by mid- to late afternoon look out for the possibility of scattered storms. a few could be on the strong side a little later. monday, 93 washington. 90 annapolis. 91 in warrenton. more of the same on the five- day. that will be coming up in a minute. let's do some traffic. lauren demarco is here. >> we had reports of debris in maryland past 198 in laurel. watch out for that. possibly an object on the road. if you are traveling the beltway outer look heavy from 95 to silver spring. university boulevard it does break free and things are better across the american legend bridge. lots of areas are with fog. reduced visibility near montrose, give yourself plenty of breaking distance. 66.
is the time to do it. it will get hot here shortly. 70 in baltimore and 74 in ocean city. we do have i thunderstorm complex in western maryland and parts of southern pennsylvania. we have to watch that. some of that cloud cover could get into the area. other www.wbz4.com, we are expecting hot sunshine today, breezy conditions out of the south and west at about 10 to 15. our actual daytime highs and the possibility we could see a few late storms redevelop and any time you are looking at temperatures like that, any storms that get going could be strong. just be ready. 100 in washington. 101 in fredericksburg. 99 in waldorf. >> another hot one. >> it will get better from here though. >> on the five-day forecast. >> something to look forward to. >> let's say good morning to julie wright again and check in with her. >> i see the beer truck is still out there. >> we think it's bud. >> that is what i was wondering. >> i know you news anchored wanted to know all the detail. question is is it bud light. we are checking in with the crew in sky fox. this thing overturned around 4:00 this morning
to the north and west. all of us hot today. all of us well into the mid- to upper 90s. i think the big cities here, washington, baltimore, getting awfully close to 100 late are this afternoon. we are expecting a quiet weather pattern today as far as showers and thunderstorms. not really in the forecast today. high pressure building in from the west and that spells just a fairly quiet weather pat were here. maybe some high cloudiness this afternoon. that will be about t hook how quiet. we don't have any shower or thunderstorm activity across the eastern third of the country at this hour. we are not expecting any later. we'll be quiet today. as we get into tomorrow, another hot one for you for your wednesday but by tomorrow, late in the afternoon, tomorrow night, some shower and thunderstorm activity will arrive in the form a cold front and some of those storms could be strong so we've got to look out for that late in the day tomorrow and than a cooldown here. here is your five-day forecast. then a cool downfor the end of the week. 99 today, plenty of heat, plenty of haze out there. tomorrow, 9
temperatures, 78 washington, nice warm start, 78 baltimore, 73 winchester, 79 ocean city, here is your forecast today, lots of clouds out there, periods of sunshine as well showers and storms, certainly a possibility and warmer than yesterday, melanie mentioned mid-80s yesterday, today low to mid-90s. >> amazing how a drop in 10 degrees will make you feel wow. >> yeah, cloud cover made it feel cooler you will love the 5 day if you love mid-90s. >> thanks tucker. >>> it might be a good day to look for indoor entertainment if movies are on your list here is one option for you. ice age continental drift opened, featuring new voice talents along with the old favorites can this fourth installment win over fans in reviews coming up. >>> jennifer lopez the latest judge to leave american idol in the dust why she says it is time to go and buzz about who might be cast to step in &d@x >>> you are pretty soft for a sabre. >> excuse me, i am not soft i happen to be a remorseless assassin. >> diego poo, i made you another corral necklace. >> recognize the voices, that is jennifer lopez as shera the sabre
and that is 91 in the city, quantico, 95; baltimore,fully and this is how it looks for the evening and that is cooling down more tonight than last night and there is less humidity overnight and that will make it feel more comfortable and bow tomorrow afternoon, tomorrow night, the humidity surges in and just enjoy this break from the real humidity. and, again, know that it's around the corner and coming back. laura? >> all right, gary mcgrady, thank you. >>> coming up, firefighters in colorado gaining ground after a wildfire burns hundreds of homes. when residents can survey the damage. >>> and help is called into virginia. a massive wildfire continues to burn in shen anota national park.  [ male announcer ] are you paying more and more and more for cable -- and enjoying it less? upgrade to verizon fios internet, tv and phone for just $99.99 a month, guaranteed for a year with no annual contract. or choose a two-year contract and get $200 back and a two-year price guarantee. fios is a 100% fiber-optic network that delivers america's fastest, most consisten
. that includes the district of colombia here, baltimore, all the way down to ocean city, under a heat advisory. it's the combination of humidity and air temperature, going to make it feel like 105 to 109. limit yourself, if you're working outdoors, make sure you take frequent breaks that kind of thing. satellite and radar, thunderstorm activity a possibility later today. it will arrive in the form of a cold front later this afternoon and tonight. it will take its time moving through here. so we're not going to really cool down until friday, but at least the possibility of some cooling showers and storms later today. let me mention some of those storms could be strong, so be ready for that possibility as well. 100 later today in washington, 100 in manassas. only 97 in winchester, so a little cooler in the mountains. more details on the forecast including a better looking weekend ahead. i'll have that for you in just a minute. tony, back to you. >>> tucker, thank you very much. >>> now that heat could mean another days of delays on metro. speed restrictions likely again today with temperatures
. 72346 washington. 71 in baltimore this morning. -- 72 in washington. 74 in ocean city. we do have one or two showers and sprinkles across the region. just looking real carefully here, a few well out to the west into west virginia. a few more up towards baltimore. that is about t you mighten count are a shower or light sprinkle on the way to work. better chance of a thunderstorm this afternoon. they will be widespread, scattered. not everybody will see them but for all of us, kind of hazy and humid with temperatures back in the 90s. about 93 in washington. >> okay. thank you, tucker. >> let's talk to lauren demarco about the roads. on-time traffic, good morning to you. >> good morning to you. we have been following the accident in clinton, route 5 branch avenue southbound. lanes were closed at birch hill road. good news there, it has moved off to the right shoulder so your travel lanes have reopened. lepts a take a look at trafficlapped. if you are traveling 95, got a bit of volume here heading up into the mixing bowl. -- let's take a look at trafficland. we had this incident here unde
things do. 82 in washington. 81 in baltimore. 79 in fredericksburg. no doubt about it, even ocean city, 82 degrees. it's warm one. more humidity than yesterday. better chance we'll see late- day storms. some could be on the strong side as we'll have a lot of heat and humidity around here. nothing going on right now. your morning commute will be fine but later today, i think in time for that evening rush hour, we have to be concerned about some storms. 100 in washington, 100 in manassas. 99 in fredericksburg. heat advisory in effect at 11:00. >> thank you. >>> time to say good morning to lauren demarco to so what is going on on the roads. >> we don't have to worry about any storms for the morning rush. things should be wrapping up with construction on the beltway. if you are traveling the american legion bridge, the right of your screen into virginia, you can see the lanes wide open, no delay. we did the construction near gallows road but that is being picked up. 66, no problems heading out off manassas towards centreville, everybody running at speed. 95 looks good through lorton up thr
. over to ocean city, that's in effect. and moderate drought for washington and just up to baltimore, a little portion of montgomery county, and fairfax, and ab normally dry everywhere else. we need the rain and it's not as bad as it is in the middle part of the country. these hot days rob the ground of any moisture we do have. i do have some rain in the forecast and maybe it will be of some benefit, not just tomorrow, but thursday as well. we'll talk about when we can get liquid relief around here. shawn, back up to you. >> mystery solved, sort of. we'll tell you what we learned about the viral picture of a local couple getting engaged on the national mall. turns out, things are not as they seem. also ahead tonight, rg3's new commercial debuts, but when will he officially sign with the redskins? >>> youing a break at the pump, but paying more at the grocery store. a big drop in energy prices kept overall, but food prices, they were rising in june. continuing to put a big pinch on shoppers. and taking some of the fizz out of coke. the world's biggest beverage maker saying higher pri
comfortable over the next couple of days. 76 in washington. 74 this morning up in baltimore. 70 in win chester. 75 in ocean city. looking at our satellite-radar, here we go. here come the showers and thunderstorms. there they go. you can see them rolling through. a nice job of showing you. now, east of delaware and new jersey but we are getting a break out to the west. additional showers and storms are redeveloping and an area of low pressure will bring in the threat of aadditional rain showers and potentially some thunderstorms later today. here is your forecast. lots of clouds around today. might be a peak of sunshine but generally cloudy. # 7 so cooler than yesterday. 85 in baltimore. 87 in warrenton. -- 87 so cooler than yesterday. >> if we could only spread the rain you out to the some areas that really need it. >> no kidding. >> time to talk to lauren demarco about the situation on the roads. >> good morning. a couple of things going on right now. 301 southbound between old indian head road and frank tippett road, some debris from a fallen tree blocks the right lane. this is north of bra
ocean city, you are next with this storm. washington, as you get up towards columbia and baltimore, a few showers up into the baltimore area, but otherwise, i think we'll wake up warm and rather muggy out this with overnight lows jut not bottoming out a whole lot. back into the upper 70s and low 80s. this piece of energy moving through. it is drying out the atmosphere a little bit behind it in its wake. we are thinking things will be a little less humid out there today. not going to be a comfortable day with highs in the mid-90s. it won't feel quite as bad as it has the past several days. here is why it is not a comfortable start. 80 in washington. we are not getting reports from several stations because of electric problems. 69 in martinsburg and 70 in hagerstown. a little better here north and west of the city. sunshine, hot, could be a few storms later today. most of your day dry. 95, wind out of the north and west at five to 10. late are tonight, partly cloudy skies, warm and muggy overnight. 74 the overnight low and your wind continue to be here out of the north and west at fi
in the city and feels like 100 for annapolis. baltimore right now, feels like 99 degrees. so, spotty storms around at 7:00. once the sun sets most of the storms, and we're not talking a lot, but spotty. they begin to weaken and fall a part. the temperatures stay well-warm and muggy, on through the evening hours. the heat building at least for the next couple of days, but there is relief to the heat in our five-day forecast. >> that is good to hear. thank you, see you soon. >>> don't forget the fox 5 weather app. supereasy to download on your iphone or ipad and you can find it on www.myfoxdc.com. >> coming up, a woman claimed she was abused by george zimmerman as a child. >> a top official steps down in the wake of a band hazing scandal at a historically black university. >> if you have a story idea, call us at 2028953000 or send us an e-mail to www.fox5tips@wttg.com. com. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. [romney singing]: oh beautiful, for spacious skies, for amber waves of grain, for purple mountains majesty, above the fruited plain, america, america, god shed his grace on thee
and figure out where wisdom was last night. eighty degrees in washington and reagan national at, in baltimore, 79 degrees; 82 naval air station; 81 ocean city and around the bay and temperatures are warm this morning. 71 out of dulles and more out of the city. the forecast, highs in the upper 90s to triple digits, 101 in fredericksburg; 91, washington. the heat advisory in effect at noon through 8:00 tonight and mix in humidity is going to feel like 105 around here and could be an isolated storm and most of the region, you will not see anything that is is not going to provide relief. >> a little bit -- . >> stickier j. a big show of lightening and wind again. >> right. >> we not expecting anything like friday night. >> thank you, tucker. >> just a lot of heat. >> and light check in with julie wright and traffic. things heating up out there? >> they are. we're getting busy. quickly, wisdom, my mom watches us online and welcome back, she missed you. >> tell her thank you very much. >> and you have to say i had to shelby. >> hi, shelby. it like shelby, not like a yankee. [ laughter ] >> hi, shel
12 noon. >>> regional temperatures in washington. we are at 76 degrees, 77 in baltimore. 68 in haggerstown. ocean city, waking up, warm and humid. satellite radar, storms moving into pennsylvania and northern maryland into the overnight hours. some of those showers are holding together into northern month.com are you county. the trend will be for this shower activity full out here. we will have a risk of thunderstorms back in the forecast, mid- to late afternoon, so be ready for it. here is the five-day forecast. high temperatures later today near 100 degrees. you can see the heat wave continue right into the weekend. no relief until next week. more details on the forecast. we have a special guest coming up in a few minutes. let's go to traffic with julie. >> good to see you, tucker, great to see you at nats park. capital beltway, the lanes are open but the pace is starting to slow just a by. no accidents to report. southbound along 270 as you work your way through germantown, keep in mind because it is a get raul holiday, the hoff rules have been lifted. we do have a fatal
. baltimore, 67. winchester, 63 degrees. that is nice. 73 in ocean city. always nice in ocean city this time year. looking at the forecast, sunshine for all of us. high temperatures in the upper 80s to about 90. we'll be 89 in washington. 90 in fredericksburg this afternoon. >> okay. thank you, tucker. >>> before we get to julie, we'll talk about this traffic situation that we want to tell you about. there is a nifty early morning accident in prince george's county. >> the southbound lanes of route 210 are closed at barry road in accokeek, maryland. police believe one of the vehicles may have been traveling in the wrong direction on 210. let's get more from julie wright. >> good morning. yes, the southbound lanes remain closed off at this time. the northbound stretch of the highway according to police has been reopened. there is an ongoing investigation that is taking place right now. southbound 210 between barry road and the county line, northbound traffic is able to get by at this hour with very little delay. that will impact your commute coming in out of charles county. also on the beltwa
, 70ai in baltimore, 66 winchester, 75 in ocean city.y. all right, looking at our satellite radar, front from yesterday, you can see it there you can see the cloud cover inod the carolinas pushing throughhig southern virginia, so it's far to the south, and we're looking at bright sunshine, chances for showers and storms, close to zip and just a gorgeous lookinglo afternoon expected across the area. sunshine, high testify, low humidity in the mid- to upper 80s. enjoy today, because we haveus more heat e and humidity on the way. let's get some traffic and go to julie. >> on the roads, sky fox is joining us there. northbound 395 north of thet beltway. head, steady and slow traffic ur to king before you shake loose.o now accidents, just volume delays. and back inside, we'll updateu the ride. for those around the capitolca beltway, low speed, 650 new hampshire avenue, this delay will day -- below speed heading out to 450. all lanes are open, and inbound new york avenue after southso dakota, that's where youwhe hypothetical the delay, becausee of this stalled truck, right lane of 3 look
in washington. 70 in baltimore. 70 in one chester. so temperatures, if you are in the mountained or down to the ocean, ocean city, 65. not terribly uncomfortable. satellite-radar, we have a couple of showers breaking out into portions of northern virginia and southern maryland. you can see those. that is the leading edge of the more humid air. the higher dew points, the higher humidity will start to move back in. i think you will notice the water in the atmosphere on the increase. there is your high temperatures. mid-90s again today. 95 in washington. 92 in hagerstown. it will be hot. gee, it is. people needing lots of water and a lot of patience on the roads, julie wright. >> still a lot of signals that are dark causing problems. my trip into work, lights are still dark. we are seeing more of them turned back on but, in some cases, even though they have power, they're not syncing correctly. so that becomes another issue. proceed with caution and allow extra time on the road. the hov restrictions have been lifted for those traveling on 66 inside the beltway and on 270. all lanes are open
. nice and quiet. a few clouds across portions of the southeast of the viewing area here. ocean city, rehoboth, little cloud cover. otherwise, nice looking start. should be in for partly to mostly sunny skies here by late morning. reagan national, 72 degrees. look at all the 60s. 65 in baltimore. 61 this morning in winchester. that's fantastic. 72 in ocean city. one of our coolest mornings yet this month. going to be a nice day. still will be warm with highs in the upper 80s to about 90. with lots of sunshine, not expecting much in the way of humidity, should feel good. 89 in washington. 90 fredericksburg. details on the weekend forecast in a minute. let's do traffic. julie wright has the latest. good morning. >> we're checking in with skyfox in just a moment, but we can show you the commute now along northbound 395 definitely below speed working past duke street continuing towards seminary road. remains heavy and steady at this point. i think we have skyfox with us again. they were above northbound i- 95. working northbound this morning you'll find the lanes are open, but the pace i
in baltimore. shattered some temperature records yesterday. i'll show you those coming up in a few minutes. 70 in winchester. 76 in ocean city. lots of humidity. you will notice the dew at&t temperatures. there go your storms and dissipating during the overnight hours. we do have some cloud cover out there. it will be a partly to mostly cloudy day today. i don't think we'll foe thank you the same amount of sunshine as yesterday. some some ways, that is good news. that will hold our temperatures down into the low 90s. today, our high temperatures will top out in the upper 80s and low 90s. 92 in washington. 89 in warrenton. 90 in culpeper. look out for scattered showers and storms after about 3:00 today. >> all right. thank you. >>> right now, let's keep our eyes on the roads with lauren demarco. >> good morning. we do have an accident reported southbound bw parkway. for anyone leaving the baltimore area headed south towards howard county, just prior to route 100, bw parkway shut down the southbound direction right now. we could take a live look at our cameras, 95 in maryland as you travel south
. a closer look shows is near dale city moving east. mount vernon will probably get in on some of. that probably the strongest activity tonight has been in and around the baltimore area and some of these storms have been producing a little hail. now we see rotation high in the storm. that could translate to some wind damage as well. we've had a number of reports of trees down. you notice the green here, those are flash flood warnings for baltimore and that area was hard hit last thursday. these flash flood warnings will go for baltimore, baltimore county, carroll and hartford county until 2 a.m. they've had some heavy rain. that's to not say flooding right now is as bad as last week, but another inch or 2 could fall out of some of these storms moving through. that's where the greatest collection of lightning has been. you can see around the rest of the region we're not seeing that much in the way of lightning. we continue to monitor this line of storms, did a lot of damage in the new york city area, but as they moved through our region, they have weakened as we expected as our mod
of the baltimore area. that should be most of it. as i put this in motion, maybe you can see some of the severe activity moving up through new york city and north of philadelphia, just a couple maybe some light isolated showers and occasional moderate downpour for those areas, but everything else has been to our north or south, bigger cluster of storms that moved from the charlottesville area through richmond down through hampton road. that's what's going on. tomorrow we have a frontal boundary coming. it could be a little better trigger for more organized showers and thunderstorms primarily in the afternoon. i don't see much in the morning. this will swing through and might find some pretty good energy in the atmosphere. that's what our models suggest. that will come through, might fire up storms in the afternoon. the storm prediction center in normand, oklahoma, says we do need to watch because some could have potentially damaging wins and hey. for wednesday a little cooler -- winds and hail. for wednesday a little cooler as high pressure briefly builds in. tonight a few cloud, a couple light
temperatures so far this month. 65 in baltimore. nice start. sentinel radar, nice and quiet. a little moisture streaming off the lower eastern shore. there is a little cloud cover here nurse watching down towards ocean city and the beaches this morning. otherwise, we're waking up with a mix of clouds and some sunshine. the sun will win out today. it should be a mostly sunny day by late morning, early afternoon and a good-looking day. off to our south, this is our front from sunday. remember, it came through as a cold front. it has just been hanging up here foyer couple of days. we are not concerned about any shower or thunderstorm activity but the front will start to work back towards us as a warm front. you notice the humidity creeping up this tomorrow and the possibility. showers and thunderstorms back in the forecast starting tomorrow right through the weekend. all right, today, 89. lots of sunshine. gorgeous day, wind south and east at about five to 10. later tonight, partly cloudy and mild. we'll take it. 73degrees. clouds around tomorrow so we'll keep the temperatures in the 80s but coul
as this morning. down at the beaches f you are in ocean city, a real good thunderstorm at the moment. teaches reagan national, much cooler than yesterday. 75 right now. warm and humid but feels a lot better. 77 fredricksburg. 73 in baltimore. afternoon high temperatures for the first time in about 12 days will not touch 95 or better. the highs today only 85 degrees with lots of clouds around. it should feel more comfortable this afternoon. could be a shower later today. more details on the five-day coming up. let's do traffic and see if things are slowing down on the roadway. w if you are traveling on 95 this morning. accident activity in newington tying up the left side of the roadway. be careful here as you travel off the overpass here at 7100 trying to merge to 95. accident activity, stay to the right in order to get by. on the other side of town, lanes are open top stretch of the beltway between general park and bethesda. 270 south of 28 heading through rockville, the lanes are open. the earlier crash in the local lanes has been cleared. that's a check of your fox 5 on- time traffic. >>>
in washington. overnight temperatures fall back into the 70s and even low 80s in the city. plenty of humidity with the rain we picked up yesterday. 80 in annapolis. 80 in baltimore. 79degrees in leonardtown. let's talk about the jet stream and the big dome of high pressure, we've been talking about for days and days, won't completely move out for the drought ridden west. at least for us, a little dip in the jet stream, cooling us down for the weekend. that process will take a couple of days. clouds in the forecast today with a frontal system, and the risk of a few showers or thunderstorms this afternoon and just like yesterday, one or two of those storms could be on the strong side. look out for that possibility. i don't think it will be as strong as yesterday. but that possibility with the frontal system hanging out in the area. bottom line for the weekend, things look brighterrer and cooler with less humidity. something to look forward to. here's your five-day forecast, as we get into the afternoon hours, possibility of storms and highs in the low 90s. lots of humidity. and there you go for
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